- allied finishes
- B2B marketing
- beer and wine
- Big business
- Braised Beef
- coca cola
- collections software
- Food and beverage business
- food and beverage manufacturing
- Food Business
- food manufacturing
- Food processing
- Govt and regulation
- Materials Handling
- quality databases
- South Australia
- wine exports
- Sustainability – A look toward the future
There will certainly be a strong focus on sustainability in the next
few years. Food manufacturers will be no exception to this, as
issues like carbon footprints, emissions trading and fuel prices will
continue to present challenges to management teams in many industries.
- Aussie beef stampedes to Russia
Expected to take 90,000 tonnes of Australian beef this year, compared with only 5000 tonnes last year, the export opportunities in Russia’s exciting market are demanding producers sit up and take notice.
- Meating demands
The retail prices of meat are projected to grow over the coming five years by up to 2.2% per annum.
- All that glitters just like gold
The increase of premium goods in the food market has seen a shift from low to high volume products. This has meant a re-think of packaging, with inventiveness being key to maintaining a premium look, whilst keeping costs down.
- Fortune cookies
Despite the presence of smaller firms, biscuit manufacturing is moving toward larger-scale, concentrated production and consequently has significantly fewer firms than a decade earlier.
- Battle of the bottles
The non-alcoholic beverages sector is primarily made up of soft drink manufacturing, which, at 56.8% of the total industry revenue, is worth $3,314 million. This is followed by juice, accounting for 32.7% and bottled water, at $460.6 million, or 10.5%.
- Beer to wine when feeling fine
Real income growth and rising living standards over the last two decades has contributed to a decline in per capita consumption of beer in favour of wine and spirits.
- Who screams for ice cream?
The ice cream industry is divided into four segments that categorise the reasons why consumers purchase ice cream – snacking, indulgence, fun and value, and refreshment.
- FEFO revolutionises refrigerated food logistics
Putting RFID temperature data loggers to work brings big profits.
- Sealant terminates HVAC/R woes for food processors
One of the last things any food processing or primary processing organisation can afford is a breakdown in its heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration system.
- The snack attack
Snacks have become a convenient and relatively cheap substitute for goodies formerly baked at home, with increased disposable incomes combining with product development to result in significant sector growth.
- Who dairies wins
Changes in disposable income have minimal effects on demand for milk. However, an increase in incomes does stimulate demand for flavoured milk, yoghurt and other dairy products.
- World’s top red wine
Wild Earth Wines, a Central Otago winemaker, has been awarded the Trophy for Top Red Wine at the International Wine Challenge, the world’s largest competition.
- Accessible bush tastes all the rage
Worth an estimated $14 million a year, the nutritionally dense native foods industry in Australia is growing in popularity.
- BFA says organic’s the way to carbon reduction
The BFA’s Organic Advantage newsletter reports that a German study has considered how appetites affect carbon emissions, finding diets low in meat and dairy are best, with organic alternatives able to significantly reduce chewing up of carbon credits.
- Less salt more action
Salt in processed foods amounts to more than 75% of that consumed by Australians. Combating this is the campaign by Australian Division of World Action on Salt and Health (AWASH) to reduce these numbers, which is gaining momentum.
- Global Horizons – Export Opportunities Conference 08
High-profile industry specialists will discuss critical factors, opportunities and challenges in the current export climate at the conference in Adelaide.
- Multi-pack’s multi benefits
Smith’s Space Efficient Multi-Pack is a project that achieves the goals of the marketing, engineering and manufacturing departments, while managing to deliver a host of supply chain benefits at the same time.
- What is the supply chain’s role in reducing carbon & driving growth?
Organisers of Smart 2009 are providing members of the supply chain and logistics industries with a new opportunity to engage in key industry topics, through a series of Breakfast Seminars.
- DAF liquid-solid separation
Dissolved Air Flotation is one of the most cost-efficient technologies for applications such as food processing, industrial waste, paper processing, oil refining, waste activated sludge and potable water.